Salalah, Oman

Port Salalah is Oman’s largest port. It is located on the northern part of the Indian Ocean, on the Gulf of Oman in the Arabian Sea. With its advantageous location, container Port Salalah, is centrally positioned to service virtually all countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa, which allows the port to service approximately 2 billion people in countries in East Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, the Arabian Gulf, and countries on the Red Sea. With the recent expansion and renovations in the port, it has become one of the largest and most sophisticated ports in the world. As such, shippers from all over the world can transport cargo with even more safety and efficiency than ever before to Port Salalah, Oman.

Popular imports to Port Salalah include automobiles and trucks of all makes and models, and construction equipment including cranes, excavators, bulldozers, dump trucks, tractor trailers, stone trenchers, and more. Additionally, cargo moving between Oman and the United States, often includes copper and other minerals, natural gas, and oil. To transport cargo from the United States to Port Salalah, shippers can choose between container shipping services and roll-on/roll-off shipping (RORO), depending on the type of cargo shipped, its dimensions, and the shipper’s budget.

Some notable features of Port Salalah, Oman include:

  • Port Salalah was formerly known as Port Raysut.
  • Port Salalah was opened in November 1998, and has since become the leading container port on the Indian Ocean.
  • Salalah is one of the few ports in the world that can accommodate the largest class of container vessels.
  • The annual container handling output of Port Salalah consistently exceeds one million TEUs.
  • The major expansion of Port Salalah in 2012 doubled its cargo handling capacity.
  • .7% of all shipments that arrive in the United States are from Port Salalah.

A trusted and experienced international shipping company like K International Transport, can help clients transport a variety of cargo from ports in the United States–including New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, and California–to Port Salalah, Oman via ocean freight shipping. K International Transport can help clients make important decisions about their shipments, including the choice between container shipping and RORO transport. We can also give advice and take care of customs regulations in Oman.

For more information about international shipping, overseas container equipment transport, Port Salalah, or K International Transport’s services, call us at 212-267-6400 or email us at You can also reach out to us on Skype at kinternationalny. Clients can visit Port Salalah’s website at to learn more about the services offered in Oman. Contact K International Transport Company Inc. today for a quick international shipping quote from the United States to Oman.